Review in Asian Film Vault

A Feeling Greater Than Love (2017) by Mary Jirmanus Saba

“What will strike the spectator of the documentary, from the beginning, is the amount of footage Saba managed to collect and include. Photographs, video, sound, both form the past and the present, even scenes from movies dealing with the theme, of which ” A Hundred Faces for a Single Day” seems quite interesting, are all parading through the screen among the interviews in a combination of artistry and retro aesthetics. This last aspect is heightened even more by the questions Saba poses, which are presented in writing in a black background, much similar with the silent movies of the past, in a very interesting approach that induces the film with her “presence” and opinions, without her having to appear on camera…  ”


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